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Re: Current suggestion for subheading isn't accessible

From: Ian Yang <ian@invigoreight.com>
Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 22:57:03 +0800
Message-ID: <CABr1FseOUzN7T3nh=pj2_Ut6VZrmP=naLUR2pKKJOXOdhR1e5w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ricci Angela <Angela.Ricci@atos.net>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 10:47 PM, Ricci Angela <Angela.Ricci@atos.net> wrote:
> I usually use <small> instead of <span> in similar cases. I believe it gives to the baseline (or sub-heading) a bit of semantic: it is still the title, but it has lower importance.
> I'm not sure how screen readers will treat it, but it is still better than span.
> Angela

Hi Angela,

<small> element is used as inline side note and is for annotating
another inline element. It doesn't possess the meaning of subheading.

Ian Yang
Received on Tuesday, 7 May 2013 14:57:32 UTC

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